Senior Contract Administrator (fully remote work options) Job at CDM Smith, Delaware, OH

  • CDM Smith
  • Delaware, OH

Job Description

at CDM Smith in Wilmington, Delaware, United States


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CDM Smith delivers advanced solutions that enable the U.S. government – civilian and military – to protect lives, communities, and the environment. We have served the federal government since our founding more than 75 years ago, helping to address some of the nation’s highest-priority needs: revitalization of aging facilities and infrastructure, restoration of contaminated lands and waterways, redeployment of our armed forces, and enhanced preparedness for natural and manmade hazards – from coast to coast, Alaska to Puerto Rico, Germany to Afghanistan, and Djibouti to Guam.

We offer in office, hybrid, or remote working environments allowing for flexible work options.

We currently have an opening for a Senior Contracts Administrator in our Federal Group. This position will focus on ensuring compliance with both corporate policies and procedures as well as government regulations as defined in our contract requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

- Serves as the lead on complex contracts of moderate risk.

- Applies knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations ( FAR ) and agency-specific acquisition regulations to support the company’s compliance with those regulations.

- Prepares and reviews non-disclosure agreements and teaming agreements.

- Performs detailed review of solicitations and contracts, work orders, and other agreements to flag risk and compliance issues, and coordinates reviews with other corporate functional groups.

- Advises company management on risk and compliance issues.

- Supports project management staff in complying with administrative contractual requirements through the project lifecycle.

- Coordinates with client contract administration staff to facilitate the processing of contract and project authorizations and amendments, negotiate contract clauses and budgets, and respond to client concerns.

- Coordinates with other corporate departments (i.e. human resources, compliance, IT) to address contractual issues.

- Confers with technical staff and project management on issues such as desirability of work, and terms and conditions.

- Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Title:

Senior Contract Administrator (fully remote work options)


FAO – Contracts

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Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree.

- 4 years of related experience.

- Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

- Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Previous experience managing federal service based contracts.

- Strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations ( FAR ).

- Experience with Contract Lifecycle Management ( CLM ) systems.

- NCMA Certified Professional Contracts Manager ( CPCM ) certification.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

Why CDM Smith?:

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here! ( CDM -Smith)

Join Us! CDM Smith – where amazing career journeys unfold.

Imagine a place committed to offering an unmatched employee experience. Where you work on projects that are meaningful to you. Where you play an active part in shaping your career journey. Where your co-workers are invested in you and your success. Where you are encouraged and supported to do your very best and given the tools and resources to do so. Where it’s a priority that the company takes good care of you and your family.

Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

Mid-Atlantic United States

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team ( RCT ) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “ CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant’s criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate. In addition, during employment individuals may be required by CDM Smith or a CDM Smith client to successfully complete additional background checks, including motor vehicle record as well as drug testing.

Additional Compensation:

All bonuses at CDM Smith are discretionary and may or may not apply to this position.

Work Location Options:

Fully Remote or Hybrid Work Options may be considered for successful candidate.

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Job Tags

Full time, Contract work, Remote job, H1b, Flexible hours,

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